Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Buys Home Security Camera Startup Blink

Amazon buys smart camera and doorbell startup Blink

Amazon's smart home ambitions continue to expand today with the acquisition of Blink, a startup behind battery-powered connected cameras and doorbells. One camera unit sells for $99 on Amazon.

For Blink customers, changes doesn't seem to be coming immediately.

Though the financial terms of this acquisition wasn't revealed.

On Thursday, Blink said that it would continue operating as a part of Amazon and will be selling the same products that it already does. "It's Day 1 for us at Amazon, and we're looking forward to seeing what we can deliver to our customers together", reads the press release from Blink.

Amazon.com, Inc. shares closed at $1,168.36 on Friday, down $-6.40 (-0.54%). It's doing this with Alexa, its voice-enabled personal assistant; Amazon Go, a largely automated convenience store; and Amazon Lockers, which the company is installing in apartment buildings and stores to help people receive and return Amazon.com purchases.

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Home delivery has in recent years become commoditized, so that we now set our expectations in hours rather than days.

Amazon has reportedly been in talks with Phrame, a maker of smart license plates, that would let it leave packages inside a vehicle trunk.

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has been launching smart devices like insane this year, including and all-new Echo speaker, the Echo Spot alarm clock, and the premium Echo Plus speaker.

After shipping its original camera in January 2016, Blink launched an outdoor camera with night vision capabilities later in the year. The company is also working on a full home security system.

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